59 days in Europe Itinerary

59 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Philadelphia, United States
Fly:  9 h 45 min
1
Dublin, Ireland
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
2
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
3
London, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
4
Paris, France
— 5 nights
Train:  3 h 30 min
5
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
6
Prague, Czech Republic
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
7
Vienna, Austria
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
8
Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h
9
Istanbul, Turkey
— 4 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
10
Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
11
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h
12
Barcelona, Spain
— 4 nights
Train:  2 h 45 min
13
Madrid, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
14
Lisbon, Portugal
— 5 nights
Fly:  11 h 15 min
End: Philadelphia, United States

4
nights
Dublin, Ireland

A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
Step off the beaten path and head to Walking tours and Irish Whiskey Museum. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Croke Park Stadium Tour & GAA Museum, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Jameson Distillery Bow St., get engrossed in the history at The Little Museum of Dublin, and admire the landmark architecture of Saint Patrick's Cathedral.

To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Dublin sightseeing app.

Philadelphia, USA to Dublin is an approximately 10-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 5 hours traveling from Philadelphia to Dublin. Traveling from Philadelphia in January, plan for a bit warmer nights in Dublin, with lows around 36°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Dublin

Museums Historic Sites Tours
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Walking tours
Croke Park Stadium Tour & GAA Museum ©
Croke Park Stadium Tour & GAA Museum
The Little Museum of Dublin ©
The Little Museum of Dublin

5
nights
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Edinburgh Old Town and Camera Obscura and World of Illusions. There's much more to do: get a new perspective on nature at National Museum of Scotland, appreciate the history behind Scott Monument, contemplate the long history of The Real Mary King's Close, and explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Edinburgh using our trip planner.

You can fly from Dublin to Edinburgh in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and train. In January in Edinburgh, expect temperatures between 44°F during the day and 34°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) to allow time to travel to London.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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BobCat Alpacas ©
BobCat Alpacas
Edinburgh Old Town ©
Edinburgh Old Town
National Museum of Scotland ©
National Museum of Scotland

5
nights
London, United Kingdom

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like National Gallery and Hyde Park. And it doesn't end there: get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum, get a sense of history and politics at Houses of Parliament, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, and explore the world behind art at Tate Modern.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the London itinerary maker app.

You can fly from Edinburgh to London in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. January in London sees daily highs of 46°F and lows of 36°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can take a train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games
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Hayman's Distillery ©
Hayman's Distillery
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum

5
nights
Paris, France

Paris ©
A beautiful and romantic city fit for any itinerary, Paris brims with historic associations and remains vastly influential in the realms of culture, art, fashion, food and design.
Step off the beaten path and head to Sainte-Chapelle and Île de la Cité. There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Eiffel Tower, admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, and stop by Le Marais.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Paris driving holiday site.

You can take a train from London to Paris in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Standard Time is 1 hour. In January, daily temperatures in Paris can reach 45°F, while at night they dip to 35°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

4
nights
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at The Jordaan and Verzetsmuseum Amsterdam. There's lots more to do: get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House, explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, meet the residents at ARTIS, and get curious at NEMO Science Museum.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Amsterdam trip website.

You can take a train from Paris to Amsterdam in 4.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. In January, plan for daily highs up to 43°F, and evening lows to 34°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

4
nights
Prague, Czech Republic

Prague ©
Prague lures millions of tourists each year with its World Heritage-listed medieval city center--a labyrinth of narrow lanes, bridges, cathedrals, and palaces overlooked by a thousand-year-old castle.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Beer Tastings & Tours and St. Vitus Cathedral. There's much more to do: snap pictures at Charles Bridge, have some family-friendly fun at Breakout Prague - Real Life Escape Games, put a fun spin on your tour with CityQuester, and contemplate the long history of Stary zidovsky Hrbitov.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read Prague trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by flight from Amsterdam to Prague takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Amsterdam in January, things will get little chillier in Prague: highs are around 36°F and lows about 27°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Prague

Fun & Games Museums Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jan 25 — 29:
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NaFilM: National film museum ©
NaFilM: National film museum
Beer Tastings & Tours
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral

4
nights
Vienna, Austria

Vienna ©
The cultural, economic, and political center of the country, Vienna has developed from its early Celtic and Roman roots into a medieval and Baroque city, with an old town that was designated a World Heritage Site in 2001.
Explore hidden gems such as Historic Center of Vienna and Rathaus. Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, take in nature's colorful creations at Schonbrunner Gardens, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral, and get to know the resident critters at Schönbrunn Zoo.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Vienna trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Prague to Vienna takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In January, daily temperatures in Vienna can reach 38°F, while at night they dip to 27°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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The Hofburg ©
The Hofburg
Historic Center of Vienna
Historic Center of Vienna
Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien ©
Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien

3
nights
Budapest, Hungary

Budapest ©
You might consider the city of Budapest, divided by the Danube River into two distinctive cities--Buda and Pest--to be essentially one large World Heritage Site.
Step off the beaten path and head to Shoes on the Danube Bank and Danube River. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Fisherman's Bastion, admire the landmark architecture of Hungarian Parliament Building, snap pictures at Szechenyi Lanchid, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dohány Street Synagogue.

To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Budapest trip itinerary website.

You can drive from Vienna to Budapest in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a train. In February in Budapest, expect temperatures between 44°F during the day and 30°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games
Find places to stay Feb 2 — 5:
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Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church
Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Shoes on the Danube Bank ©
Shoes on the Danube Bank

4
nights
Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul ©
A physical and cultural bridge between Europe and Asia, the transcontinental city of Istanbul serves as a living reminder of the Roman, Byzantine, and Ottoman empires.
Step off the beaten path and head to Historic Areas of Istanbul and Suleymaniye Cami . There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Istanbul Modern, take in the spiritual surroundings of Hagia Sophia Museum, admire the striking features of Dolmabahce Palace, and examine the collection at Rahmi M. Koc Museum.

To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read our Istanbul trip planner.

You can fly from Budapest to Istanbul in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Budapest to Istanbul is 2 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Budapest in February, with highs in Istanbul at 50°F and lows at 50°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can travel to Rome.

Things to do in Istanbul

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Historic Areas of Istanbul ©
Historic Areas of Istanbul
Istanbul Modern ©
Istanbul Modern

4
nights
Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Explore hidden gems such as La Pieta and Basilica Papale di Santa Maria Maggiore. There's still lots to do: delve into the distant past at Colosseum, admire the masterpieces at Musei Capitolini, contemplate the long history of Palatine Hill, and get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona.

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Rome trip itinerary planning app.

Getting from Istanbul to Rome by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Turkey Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. When traveling from Istanbul in February, plan for a bit warmer days in Rome, with highs around 57°F, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
La Pieta ©
La Pieta
Basilica Papale di Santa Maria Maggiore ©
Basilica Papale di Santa Maria Maggiore

3
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Explore hidden gems such as Piazza del Campo and Piazza della Signoria. Step out of Florence to go to Siena and see Duomo di Siena, which is approximately 1h 5 min away. And it doesn't end there: get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, and make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo.

To find maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Florence trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by train from Rome to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In February, daytime highs in Florence are 54°F, while nighttime lows are 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Siena
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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Piazza del Campo ©
Piazza del Campo
Piazza del Duomo ©
Piazza del Duomo

4
nights
Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar and Recinte Modernista de Sant Pau. The adventure continues: admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, browse the fresh offerings at La Boqueria, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, and ponder the design of The Magic Fountain.

To find maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Barcelona day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Florence to Barcelona takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In February in Barcelona, expect temperatures between 58°F during the day and 43°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can catch the train to Madrid.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks
Find places to stay Feb 16 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo
Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar ©
Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar

3
nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Madrid is known for museums, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Prado National Museum, test your problem-solving skills at EXIT Madrid, contemplate the long history of Plaza Mayor, and admire the landmark architecture of Royal Palace of Madrid.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Madrid tour planner.

Traveling by train from Barcelona to Madrid takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Barcelona in February; daily highs in Madrid reach 52°F and lows reach 37°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Madrid

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Find places to stay Feb 20 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Parque del Retiro ©
Parque del Retiro
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid

5
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Walking tours and Quinta da Regaleira. Step out of Lisbon to go to Sintra and see Sintra National Palace, which is approximately 32 minutes away. There's much more to do: visit Bairro Alto, explore the world behind art at Museu Nacional do Azulejo, shop like a local with Museu Calouste Gulbenkian, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos.

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Lisbon trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Madrid to Lisbon in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Western European Standard Time is minus 1 hour. In February, Lisbon is a bit warmer than Madrid - with highs of 60°F and lows of 46°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Sintra
Find places to stay Feb 23 — 28:
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Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Walking tours
Bairro Alto ©
Bairro Alto

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